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Mr. McGarry from New Bern NC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Heigh-Ho, Heigh Ho, We Need an iPad Pro!

My students need an iPad Pro to engage in exciting and rigorous learning opportunities in order to be prepared and ultimately successful in today's 21st century learning environment.

  • $1,320 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a Title I school located in Eastern North Carolina. Our school has a very large minority population where many students are at a disadvantage due to lack of funding and resources. Each classroom has a diverse group of students with various ethnicities, achievement levels, and lifestyles.

Through many hardships, my students come to class in search of a stable, safe learning environment in which they can succeed.

Each child in my classroom loves learning new strategies, sharing creative ideas, and engaging in collaborative learning conversations. These students need a place where they feel welcome, wanted, and loved. After all, the concept of home is ultimately a feeling, not a place!

My Project

An iPad Pro truly transforms a typical classroom lesson allowing students to become more engaged adding elements of sound, motion, and touch. The iPad Pro promotes collaborative learning, art integration, media literacy, and visual learning for critical thinking. This iPad Pro will help prepare my students to be 21st century learners.

As an educator, it is my responsibility to prepare students for the future, a future driven by technology.

iPads provide teachers, as well as students, with unlimited educational resources. Numerous apps allow students to practice math facts, become fluent readers, and ultimately take control of their own education. These academic processes can then be quickly assessed or analyzed allowing for effective and organized collection of student data.

Mr. McGarry
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad Pro 10.5'Package: iPad+Keyboard case+AppleCare+Pencil Pro • Best Buy Education $998.97 1 $998.97

Materials cost

$998.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$77.92

3rd party payment processing fee

$14.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,121.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$197.98

Total project goal

$1,319.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,319.85

10 Donors

-$1,113.23

Donations toward project cost

-$946.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$166.98

match offer

-$206.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$175.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.99

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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